"The Sullivans" is the story of a typical Melbourne family torn by terror and uncertainty of World War II. This epic series tells of the quiet courage of ordinary people living through extraordinary times and features war action sequences in almost every theatre of the world conflict. Filmed with painstaking attention to historical detail, 'The Sullivans' showcases some of Australia's most revered and enduring stars. Grace faces the inevitable - her second son Tom will soon be leaving for the Middle East. As Tom departs, he fears Christine may not wait for him to return. Dave Sullivan continues to struggle with indecision - will he re-enlist to fight this war? Meanwhile Grace suspects that Dave is not telling her everything about his past with Maggie. The arrival of the evacuee children from London disrupts home life for Jarvis and the Sullivan family. Newlyweds John and Anna face difficult times. In Palestine, Bert Duggan awaits news from Lil on whether he is a father yet?